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    Strange but True: Science gives blind children new life

    02/12/2016 09:56 AM EST
    Q: Opthamalogists used to believe that once a blind child passed the critical age of 6-8, his or her brain would never be able to make sense of the visual world. 
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    A TV repoter's view of the Middle East tumult
    02/12/2016 09:32 AM EST - Regular viewers of television's evening news are sure to have seen video of Richard Engel delivering narratives as he dodges bullets, bombs and artillery barrages while reporting on the latest conflicts in the Middle East. Full Story

    Lisa Gardner's 'Find Her' is a tense thriller
    02/12/2016 09:31 AM EST - Lisa Gardner is the master of the psychological thriller and her latest, "Find Her," focuses as much on the step-by-step methods of solving a case and the turmoil and disruption of the victim trying to adjust after suffering a terrifying ordeal. Full Story

    Short Answers: Accept defeat and sit far away
    02/12/2016 12:02 PM EST - Dear Short Answers >> My husband has the worst table manners I have ever seen. Full Story

    Healthy Pittsfield: Self-care can be as easy as breathing
    02/12/2016 09:28 AM EST - What is more important — food or air? Exhale all of the air from your lungs and hold the out breath. Full Story

    64 years of marriage, dancing, laughter for Pittsfield couple
    02/12/2016 01:13 PM EST - In observance of cupid's holiday, we offer you a local love story that continues to withstand the test of time and memory.

    PITTSFIELD — If you ask John and Elizabeth Corbett if it was love at first sight when they met on a blind date almost 66 years ago, they'll both smile and shake their heads. Full Story

    Museum offers new parents opportunity to experience collection with babies
    02/12/2016 09:26 AM EST - Williamstown >> Emma Boillat has a discerning eye for art. She's not afraid to express joy and delight when she sees something she admires and she's definitely not shy about works she doesn't appreciate. Full Story

    Chinese New Year: Local residents honor traditions, celebrations
    02/08/2016 05:50 AM EST - Some folks celebrate their new year with noisemakers, champagne toasts, silly hats and glasses.

    But when Monday marks the start of Chinese New Year — also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival — millions of people around the world will usher in the ancient public holiday by donning new clothes, hanging red lanterns and setting off firecrackers. Full Story

    'This Was Not the Plan': A workaholic dad learns to adapt
    02/05/2016 01:47 PM EST - Charlie Goldwyn's life plan has gone awry. He didn't plan on being raised by a single mother. Full Story

    Book review: Language of Secrets' is action-packed
    02/05/2016 01:47 PM EST - The hot-button issues of religion and culture — sometimes wrapped in controversy and suspicion — make a compelling foundation in Ausma Zehanat Khan's second novel about Esa Khattak, head of Toronto's Community Policing Section that handles minority issues. Full Story